Lower stocking densities in salmon farms can lead to greater levels of sea lice infestation per fish, according to a new study.
The market for African catfish in sub-Saharan Africa is developing. Demand for fish is continuously increasing, and most major producing countries
African catfish can be produced most economically in tropical and subtropical countries, which have favourable temperatures for growth as stated earlier
North African catfish are reared in ponds and in concrete, fibreglass and plastic tanks, with various levels of intensification.
This guide from the FAO Cultured Aquatic Species Information Programme provides information on farming North African catfish.
Diets based on soybean meal (SBM) have typically been considered the standard in the channel catfish industry, and such diets are considered to be of “high”
The Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station (MAFES) and Delta Western Research Centre (DWRC) have collaborated on catfish nutrition research
An oral vaccine that protects tilapia from Streptococcus infection is due to be trialled on farms before the end of the year.
Acoustic deterrent devices (ADDs) that are considered to cause disturbance to European protected species, such as seals, will no longer be used by salmon farmer
The provision of safe and effective vaccination programmes is one of the key tools to ensure the sustainable development of the aquaculture sector
Adam Taylor, founder of the largest tilapia producer in Africa, sees huge scope for improvements in the sector - in particular driven by advances in nutrition
Tilapia fed three times a day show improved growth rates and welfare indicators, according to a new study.
Heterosis, the well-known concept of “hybrid vigour”, has been utilised to improve fitness-related traits – like growth, fecundity and disease resistance
A new study has revealed the scale of hybridization taking place between native and introduced tilapia in Tanzania.
New treatment strategy for amoebic gill disease could revolutionise parasitic treatment in humans
When considering ongoing genetic improvement efforts in tilapia culture, comparisons with the development of the modern chicken industry often present themselve
The freshwater catfish (Pangasius hypophthalmus) is an indigenous fish species in high demand from global consumers.
Scientists have determined that salmon post-smolts tolerate similar levels of ozone in brackish water – which is increasingly used in RAS facilities
Mozambique’s fishery authorities say they are on high alert for a potential outbreak of red spot disease after a recent outbreak in neighbouring Malawi.
One of the world’s top tilapia hatcheries has traced a radical upturn in the proportion of female tilapia in their normally all-male stock back to changes